The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 263 252 273
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.075% 0.078% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £25,250 £25,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,250 £41,550
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3860 3732 3994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 48.05% 48.37% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3215 3155 3399
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
England

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -1 3 £21,500 -28.33%
Hertfordshire -21 3 £29,000 +45.00%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (59.09%) DNS
5 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 12 (54.55%) MS Office
6 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 12 (54.55%) Symantec
6 12 (54.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (54.55%) VMware
6 12 (54.55%) Backup Exec
7 10 (45.45%) ITIL
7 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
9 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (36.36%) MCITP
9 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
9 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
10 7 (31.82%) Office 365
10 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
10 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
10 7 (31.82%) Firewall
10 7 (31.82%) DHCP
11 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (27.27%) SLA
11 6 (27.27%) MCSE

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.64%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) DNS
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) DHCP
4 5 (22.73%) VDSL
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) ADSL
5 3 (13.64%) NAS
5 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Smartphone
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Vista
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) Data Security
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) MCITP
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (27.27%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) MCSA
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.64%) VCP5
5 3 (13.64%) VCP4
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.64%) MCP
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) MCTS
7 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
5 5 (22.73%) XenServer
6 4 (18.18%) vSphere
7 3 (13.64%) vCloud
7 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (54.55%) Backup Exec
2 6 (27.27%) WSUS
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Symantec
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) McAfee
3 6 (27.27%) Veritas
4 5 (22.73%) Draytek
4 5 (22.73%) AVG
5 3 (13.64%) Acronis
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) IBM